Georgian College - Course Outline


Term: Fall 2018

Subject Code:
Course Number:
PLA Applicable:
Course Name:
Developing Leadership
Grade Mode:
Post Secondary

One way equivalent(s):

MNGM 1000 - Leadership

Students are advised to retain course outlines for future use in support of applications for employment or transfer of credits

Course Description:

What makes a good leader? In a changing and diverse workforce, leadership is increasingly becoming an essential skill for success. Students explore critical characteristics and models of leadership relating them to theoretical and historical perspectives. Students reflect on the impact and value of leadership on their personal lives in a variety of contexts.

Learning Outcomes:

1. describe leadership styles and skills;
2. explore contemporary leadership from a Canadian and global perspective;
3. apply leadership practices to historical and contemporary perspectives;
4. investigate leadership development from a personal perspective;
5. examine various leadership concepts and issues;
6. develop a personal philosophy on the nature of leadership and its value in our lives.

Course Content:


Tests/examinations/assignments must be written/submitted at the time specified. Requests for adjustments to that schedule must be made before the test/exam/assignment date to the faculty member. Failure to do so will result in a mark of “0”, unless an illness/emergency can be proven with appropriate documentation at no cost to the College.

The passing grade for all courses is 50%, or letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) unless otherwise noted below. The passing weighted average for promotion through each semester of a program is 60% and is a requirement to graduate.


A student at Georgian College can appeal the following:

  1. a mark on the assignment, test, examination or practical experience;
  2. a final mark for a course or co-op work term;
  3. missing or incorrect assessment information on a grade report and/or transcript

A student cannot appeal a decision regarding whether or not a PLA or Exemption is available for an individual course, nor the method of challenge used.

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